Outside Science Inside Parks — Teens and Turtles at Gulf Island National Seashore

A sea turtle hatchling makes its way across coastal sand to the ocean.
An infrared video camera captures a sea turtle hatchling on its journey from birth to the sea.


When sea turtles hatch in areas with lots of light pollution, they can get disoriented and not make it into the ocean. This episode tracks the young volunteers in the Pensacola Florida area working to help turtles make it to the sea.

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Last updated: October 20, 2017